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    April 27, 2021 Nigeria is expecting about 29.8 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine, Dr. Faisal Shuaib said on Monday. Shuaib, the Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), disclosed this at the weekly media briefing of the COVID-19 Presidential Steering Committee in Abuja. According to him, ...
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    The U.S. Department of State in its 2020 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices on Nigeria released by the department on Tuesday said that corruption was still high in Nigeria despite efforts by the Muhammadu Buhari government to curtail it. The reports said “although the law provides criminal penalties for conviction of official corruption, the ...
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    Informed that the COVID-19 Oxford-Astrazeneca vaccines have now been delivered to every state in the country except one, the National Economic Council (NEC) rose from its monthly meeting on Thursday urging Nigerians to participate in the vaccination when it is their turn. NEC also welcomed the integration of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related ...
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    The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it has arrested a former Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Professor Dibu Ojerinde, for allegedly misappropriating N900 million. According to a statement signed on Wednesday by ICPC Spokesperson, Azuka Ogugua, the former JAMB Boss was arrested ...
  • ICPC
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    The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says Nigeria accounts for 20 per cent or 10 billion dollars (N3.8 trillion) of the estimated 50 billion dollars that Africa loses to Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs). Chairman of ICPC, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, said this during a virtual meeting to review a report on IFFs ...
  • NAN workers
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    There was outrage on Thursday  as workers of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)  accused the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS), of effecting illegal deductions on their February salaries. The workers, in separate interviews and written complaints, called for the refund of the deductions and a thorough investigation into what they said was ...
  • Professor
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    Ngozika Ihuoma, defence witness, on Thursday, indicted the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and its sacked Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, in the ongoing trial of Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chairman, defunct Pension Reformed Task Team (PRTT). Ihuoma, a management consultant, whose firm, Crincad & Cari Nigeria Ltd was contracted by the PRTT for consultancy service, also ...
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    The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC)/ Transparency International (TI) Nigeria on Thursday released its 2020 Corruption Perception Index (CPI). According to the index, Nigeria experienced a striking decline, the worst the nation has seen since 2015. The CPI aggregates data from 8 (eight) different sources that provide perceptions by Nigeria’s business community and country ...
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    Nigeria has recorded its worst rating on Transparency International’s (TI) Corruption Perception Index, CPI, since 2015. In the 2020 index released on Thursday, the country scored 25 out of 100 points, dropping to 149 out of the 180 countries surveyed, taking the nation three steps down from the 146 scored in 2019. According to Transparency ...
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    The President of the Senate, Sen. Ahmed Lawan, says the senate president said the Legislature alone could not  provide the desired good governance to Nigerians. Lawan made the statement at the 2020 National Legislative Conference tagged:  “Legislative Investigation Powers, Expectations and Challenges and the Way Forward” in Abuja on Monday.  The conference was organised by ...